a working through of trauma <that> other people recognise...

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Blue Apple

Senior Member
Persian (Iran)
Do "that" and "having" in the following extract refer to "trauma"?

Context:
In an episode of the TV series Imagine on the theme of art and play, Adam Phillips, a contemporary psychoanalyst, suggested that the artist socialises personal trauma in the artwork, that artists transform something from childhood into a form other people know something about. The artwork can be seen as a working through of trauma that other people recognise as having a more universal meaning (Art and Psychoanalysis by Maria Walsh).
 
  • billj

    Senior Member
    British English
    "Working through of trauma" is the antecedent.

    Note that it excludes the article "a".
     
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